SPONSORED: Getting households access to clean water and sanitation services


It is early morning and as we rush to find a motorcycle to get to town in time for our early morning meeting, I can see there is a lot...

Former Presidential candidate slams Mwenedata for cheap politics


Philippe Mpayimana, one of the contestants in the Presidential elections held in August this year, has criticized individuals who get into politics without any constructive agenda. Mpayimana was reacting to...

Legislators and UN agencies join efforts to eliminate hunger


Regional legislators and experts from UN agencies have called for strong collaboration between governments, private sector, civil society and legislature in fighting hunger and malnutrition so as “to reduce its...

Lack of private sector involvement ‘hindering climate change adaptation’


Low level of private sector investment in climate adaptation projects continues to dog the implementation of measures to mitigate the climate change impact despite good policies in place plus untapped...

Rwanda open to host over 30,000 African immigrants from Libya


Rwanda could host up to 30,000 African immigrants currently stuck in Libya where they are exposed to all forms of abuse, including being sold openly in slave markets in the...

We can do more to improve justice – CJ Rugege


Local and regional courts have been called on to use the available limited resources to achieve best possible results in receiving, processing and disposing of court cases.

Penal Code review: Provision on mercy killing ignites debate


Should family members of a terminally ill patient who is going through a lot of pain have a right to end the patient’s life? Should it only be legal if...

Ex-Miss France lives her passion to improve child rights in Rwanda


Miss France 2000 and founder of Maisha Africa Association, Sonia Rolland Uwitonze, is helping Gisimba Memorial Centre, a former orphanage in Nyamirambo Sector, Nyarugenge District, continue its initial mission of...

Regional civil society roots for labour-intensive FDIs


Members of civil society organisations from the region have called for Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs) that truly create the badly needed jobs and meaningfully contribute to development.

Senators tour Isange One-Stop Centre

Members of the senatorial Standing Committee on Political Affairs and Good Governance, yesterday, visited Isange One-Stop Centre at Kacyiru Hospital to assess its impact in responding to incidences of gender-based...

Rwanda Women’s Network : The ladder propelling women to greater heights


IT is a story of hope and perseverance for Chantal Uwanyirigira and her colleagues. However, the bigger story is not about the success they have achieved, but how they started...

Rwanda offers to support migrants stuck in Libya


Rwanda will consider taking in stateless refugees many of whom continue to suffer all sorts of injustices in northern Libya, including being traded as slaves.

PHOTOS: African utility bodies meet in Kigali


Utility regulators have a major role to play in the face of transformation of African economies into knowledge-driven economies, as well as adoption of new technologies, experts have said. They...

Optimism as secondary school students begin national exams


Candidates sitting Ordinary and Advanced Level national examinations have expressed optimism saying they had enough time to prepare and that the first day was promising.

Mutangana: Genocide cases left us with valuable lessons


Despite the challenges that came with prosecuting Genocide-related crimes, both locally and internationally, a lesson has been learnt that despite how senior one’s position may be, impunity cannot be tolerated.

VIDEO: Inside Gitagata Rehabilitation Centre


It’s around the break of the day when this reporter arrives at Gitagata Rehabilitation Centre, a children facility in Bugesera District. A security guard is on hand to welcome a...

How young business leaders platform will benefit Rwanda


Foreign Direct Investments in the country could rise in coming days with the country’s increased affiliation to a global organisation dubbed Young Presidents’ Organisation.

Eastern Province: Governor Mufurukye roots for concerted efforts against narcotic drugs

The Governor of the Eastern Province Fred Mufurukye has called upon residents to partner with security organs to fight trafficking, sell and use of psychotropic substances. The Governor was speaking...

Rwanda, Canada in new environmental protection deal

Minister of Environment Vincent Biruta and Canadian Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna on Monday signed in Montreal an agreement on environmental management that will see both countries...

Fuel prices: RURA starts assessment of public transport fare

Rwanda Utilities and Regulatory Agency (RURA) last week started an assessment into public transport fares with a view to revise them. According to Benjamin Rutimirwa, the director of economic regulation...

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe resigns

Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe’s president on Tuesday a week after the army and his former political allies moved against him, ending four decades of rule by a man who...

Zimbabwe's President Mugabe resigns


Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has resigned, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda has said.

Secondary school exams start


Ordinary and Advanced Level national examinations started across Rwanda Tuesday morning, with officials reporting that the exercise kicked off smoothly.

Govt recommits to partnership with private sector to boost industry


The Government is committed to working with private sector and other development partners to put industrial development at the forefront and increase the annual contribution of industry sector to the...